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Names
United States. Office of War Information (Sponsor)
Smith, Roger (Photographer)
Collection

Occupations.

War industry.

War industry workers [men].

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1943-07
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Topics
African American men
War work
Defense industry
Launchings
Welders (Persons)
Destroyer escorts
Bethlehem Steel Company
Notes
Content : Organized into five series : I. General ; II. War industry ; III. Business ; IV. Legal ; V. Medical ; VI. Nineteenth century.

Content: Schomburg copy negative #: SC-CN-82-0070; Caption on back: "Three Negro welders employed at the Fore River Yard of the Bethlehem Steel Company's plant at Quincy, Mass., were among the thousands of workers to witness the launching of the Destroyer Escort, the SS Harmon on July 25. The vessel was named for the late Leonard Roy Harmon, Mess Attendant First Class, who was awarded the Navy Cross posthumously for "Extraordinary Heroism" while serving aboard the USS San Francisco. The welders in the photo are James C. Toppin, Garfield P. White and Robert Fairhurst."
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 8 x 10 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 2fb2e640-c6d1-012f-385a-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1943: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Navy honors Negro hero." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1943. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa5b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Navy honors Negro hero." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 27, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa5b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1943). Navy honors Negro hero. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa5b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Navy honors Negro hero.